The Xperia 1 lineup of phones is known for its camera and this year’s flagship phone – Sony Xperia 1 IV is no different. The fourth iteration of Xperia 1 comes with a flagship grade triple-lens camera setup, this year’s model comes with an innovative optical telephoto lens alongside the improved 12MP camera sensors. In terms of software, the Xperia phones come with Photography Pro camera app as well as the feature-packed stock camera app, but still if you are looking for a GCam mod. Here you can download Google Camera for Sony Xperia 1 IV.
Google Camera for Sony Xperia 1 IV [GCam 8.6]
Sony Xperia 1 IV dawns a triple-lens camera setup and a 3D ToF camera sensor on the back. In terms of details, the setup features a primary 12MP SonyIMX 557 1/1.7″ sensor and a 12MP ultra-wide-angle SonyIMX 563 sensor. Whereas the third snapper is a 12MP SonyIMX 650 telephoto camera. The built-in camera app comes with a bunch of photography features including the trendy burst mode, which we have seen on the last year’s Sony Xperia 1 III. There’s no doubt the default camera app on Xperia phones capture stunning photos, but if you are looking for a good alternative then you can install the Pixel 7 camera app on your phone.
There are a number of Google Camera ports available for Android phones, developers had ported the Pixel 7’s GCam mod for many phones, the latest beta is compatible with the Xperia 1 IV. The Google Camera mod comes with a number of useful features including Astrophotography mode, Night Sight, SloMo, Beauty Mode, HDR Enhanced, Lens Blur, PhotoSphere, Playground, RAW support, Google Lens, and more with GCam 8.4 port. Now let’s take a look at the steps on how to download and install Google Camera app on Sony Xperia 1 IV.
Download Google Camera for Sony Xperia 1 IV
Sony Xperia 1 IV is a premium flagship smartphone which comes with Camera2 API support. Yes, the phone allows you to easily install the GCam app on your phone. Below we attach the latest version of GCam port by BSG – GCam 8.6 and the more compatible GCam 8.1. You can use Astrophotography and Night Sight in these ports.
Both GCam ports are not fully compatible with the Xperia 1 IV, GCam 8.1 works fine with the back sensors, but the front camera mode not working properly.
Note: Before Installing the new Gcam Mod ported app, make sure to delete the older version (if you’ve installed). This is not a stable version of Google Camera, so it may have some bugs.
If you want better results, then you can follow the below steps and add a configuration file.
- At first, download this config file from above-listed links on your smartphone.
- Now open File Manager then head over to the Downloads folder.
- Create a new folder under Downloads, with MGC.8.1.101_Configs name.
- Open MGC.8.1.101_Configs folder and paste the config file here.
- That’s it.
Now open the Google Camera then swipe down to open settings, under Settings tap on Configs then load the config file download earlier.
For GCam 8.6 there’s no need to configure many settings, but still, you can play with GCam settings according to your needs for better results.
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